The Instant Pot Chicken Broth

I’ve had a few close encounters of the overcooked kind with my instant pot, but thanks to more seasoned pressure cooking chefs, I’m gradually learning to get a long with it. While it makes yogurt (a setting that can also be used to prove dough), works as a slow cooker and can even produce aContinue reading “The Instant Pot Chicken Broth”

Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter

Getting a sourdough starter going is a labour of love and maintaining it too! You have to take care of it like you would a plant, it needs to be fed, and has some other things that it benefits from too! Here you will find some tips on what to do if…. There is liquidContinue reading “Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter”

Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard

These cheese scones are a great way to use your sourdough discard, they’re quick to make and this batch went so fast that I didn’t even get a fancy picture of one plated! Recipe Method Preheat your oven to 220C / 420F – Scones need a hot oven to get a quick rise! Get aContinue reading “Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard”

Easy Sourdough Bread, Everything you need to know

My sourdough starter is called Marletta. She’s 33 years old and was gifted to me by a friend of a friend. I love her. Having tried and failed to get my own starter going a couple of times, it feels great to finally be having some success with baking bread, which was one of theContinue reading “Easy Sourdough Bread, Everything you need to know”

Essential Homesteading Skills Survey

Since I came from the city to my microstead on the Sunshine Coast, I had to make some big changes. I’m a fairly practical person but I’ve been surprised by just how much work it takes to keep a garden and house running smoothly. If I want to reach my goal of sustainable growing, IContinue reading “Essential Homesteading Skills Survey”